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December 20th: GRAIL: A Smashing Success

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Date: December 20th, 2012 Title: GRAIL: A Smashing Success Podcaster: Maria Zuber and Nancy Atkinson Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute Links: NLSI, GRAIL mission website, MoonKAM Description: The lunar GRAIL mission has now ended as a smashing success! The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory or (GRAIL) mission to the Moon featured twin spacecraft nicknamed Ebb and […]

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December 5th: A New Way to Explore the Lunar Farside

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Date: December 5th, 2012 Title: A New Way to Explore the Lunar Farside Podcaster: Nancy Atkinson and Dr. Jack Burns Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute Links: Science Paper: A Lunar L2-Farside Exploration and Science Mission Concept with the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and a Teleoperated Lander/Rover Music: “Amelia” by Ben Bedford Description: We’ve been to the […]

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October 20th: Plan for a Sustainable Lunar Base

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Date: October 20, 2011 Title: Plan for a Sustainable Lunar Base Podcaster: Nancy Atkinson with Dr. Paul Spudis Links: NASA Lunar Science Institute, Paul Spudis’ website, Spudis Lunar Resources Music: “Amelia” by Ben Bedford from his “Land of the Shadows” CD. http://benbedford.com/ Description: Many have dreamed of a human settlement on the Moon but will […]

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October 3rd: Red Fireballs, Quiet Quakes, and Heat Haze

October 3rd: Red Fireballs, Quiet Quakes, and Heat Haze

Date: October 3, 2009 Title: Red Fireballs, Quiet Quakes and Heat Haze Podcaster: Peter Grego, Alastair McBeath, Ian Morison, Robin Scagell. Organization: Society for Popular Astronomy. www.popastro.com Description: Contributions from several section directors and advisers from the Society for Popular Astronomy, which was set up in 1953 to help beginners to astronomy of all ages. […]

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September 27th: The Phobos LIFE Experiment

September 27th: The Phobos LIFE Experiment

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Date: September 27, 2009 Title: The Phobos LIFE Experiment Podcaster: Mat Kaplan and Bruce Betts Links: http://planetary.org/radio http://raybradbury.com Description: Mat Kaplan and Bruce Betts discuss the Planetary Society’s Phobos LIFE Experiment: Living Interplanetary Flight Experiment that will take organisms to Mars’ moon Phobos and back again. Bio: Mat Kaplan hosts and produces Planetary Radio, the […]

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September 24th: Faces of the Moon

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Date: September 24, 2009 Title: Faces of the Moon Podcaster: Bob Crelin Organization: Crelin Creative, Bob Crelin/author http://BobCrelin.com Watch a video interview of Bob about his book from WFSB TV. Description: In our modern times, the word “astronomical” is often used to describe things that are dauntingly large, or difficult to comprehend. To the average […]

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September 13th: Why We See The Same Side of the Moon

Date: September 13, 2009 Title: Why We See The Same Side of the Moon Podcaster: Gordon Houston Organization: JPL/NASA Solar System Ambassadors Program http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/ Description: Have you ever wondered why we always see the same side of the Moon? Did you know that the Moon only rotates once each time it orbits the Earth? Today’s […]

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August 30th: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons

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Date: August 30, 2009 Title: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons Podcaster: Amy Bowen Link: Amy Bowen’s website http://amybowen.wordpress.com/ Description: The moons of Jupiter are home to some of the most fascinating extraterrestrial environments known to science. They’re so fascinating, in fact, that this podcaster decided to set one of her earliest science-fiction stories there. In […]

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